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Old 04-30-2009, 10:32 AM
Kiril Kiril is offline
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If they "had" to increase irrigation, first things I would be checking are:

1) If the irrigation is even designed and functioning properly (i.e. do an audit)
2) Soil compaction
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Old 04-30-2009, 03:33 PM
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Thanks Kiril, I have been doing other landscape work for the people last year.
It was frequently too wet in their back yard which has some shade. This is a
$600 - $700 K home (expensive for NW Ohio altho not by your CA prices.) But it had the typical contractor practice (if no one is paying attention) of spreading the basement subsoil around the home and then planting BG sod over it. The soil test suggested only about 3 pounds N needed for the season and low available phosphorous and potassium levels.
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Old 04-30-2009, 10:51 PM
ICT Bill ICT Bill is offline
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I just want to know how you got on the roof to take the picture

I know "DEA" and the place across the street................well let's not talk about it
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